Tuesday, May 13, 2014 – MAY MINUTES

1.       CALL TO ORDER:  President, Daryl Partlow


2.   INTRODUCTION:   Guests:  Rich Niehaus - had an ’88, looking to get a new Vette;  Carol & Scott Nichols, 2007 Red Vette; Nicole Keylon (Marty & Susan’s daughter)  New Members:  Monte & Linda Melton – ’68 Coupe; Charles Cates & Delores Vincent – ’94 Yellow C4


3.   MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  Richard & Eileen Baughn, Robert Bianca, Jim Brady, Vicki Braithwaite, Glenn Carlisle, Dan & Helena Christopherson, Ken Cleek, Mike Cobel, John Cook, Gary & Cheryl Duncan, Dave & Marilyn Engle, George Goolsby, Bob & Mary Graham, Lavonne Hibbert, Dennis & Dori Honig, Dennis Humphrey, Jan Janca, Marty & Susan Keylon, Bill Mueller, Michael Neri, Les & Pat Oesterreich, Daryl & Lorna Partlow, John & Cathy Reese, Pete Ruff, Rick & Karen Samoian, Jon & Susan Svilich, Miguel Victorino               


     4.  APRIL 8, 2014 MINUTES:

          Approved:  Bob Graham and John Reese




                 a.  Treasurer – Bill Mueller

                             Checking balance as of 5/13/2014           $4,802.20

                             Income:                                     $   215.00                     

                             Expense:                                              $     -0-

b.       Secretary – Lorna Partlow – no report

c.       Web Master – Pete Ruff – website updated including event photos. Winner’s circle page featuring George Goolsby.  Need to get current photos to update “our cars” page – would like photos like the ones taken on runs/events.  Will list by generation (C1, C2, etc.)

d.       Raffle Organizers – Patty McCoy, Mike Cobel, Bob Graham               

$180.00  ($90.00/Club - $90.00/Winner)




April 13th – Birthday Lunch run @ Freeport Inn - Hosts:  Patty McCoy & Mike Cobel – 22 cars – including Cobra!  Lunch at the Inn was followed by wine tasting.


April 19th – Rocky Pearson Memorial – Bob Graham and Glenn Carlisle – 30 cars attending - nice run honoring Rocky Pearson. 


April 21st – Occidental/Fort Bragg run – Hosts:  John & Cathy Reese – 4 cars traveled through Berryessa to Occidental – had nice lunch at The Union Hotel – continued trip up Highway 1 to Fort Bragg – spending the night and enjoying another great dinner at Silver’s


April 24th – Corvette Ladies Luncheon – Papa Gianni’s, Cameron Park – Host:  Pat Oesterreich – 21 ladies attended the “first” ladies luncheon.  Donations taken to be distributed to charity at the end of the year.


April 26th – Corvette Care Open House – Host:  Ken Cleek –10 members attended  


April 27th – Woodbridge Crossing Winery dinner run in Lodi – Host:  Vicki Braithwaite – 15 cars attending – VP Vicki was George’s co-pilot.  Good time – check out the pictures!


May 2-4th – 6th Annual Monterey Peninsula Corvette Cruise – Hosts:  George & Daryl – 14 cars in total attending – received “gold star” treatment at Embassy Suites. 

                                      The Cleeks got to enjoy the thrill of driving the track at 80+ mph! 

                                      100+ cars – great event in Monterey – poker run along the 17 mile drive

                                      George Goolsby won second place in the Grand Sport Class.                                           

            7.  NEW BUSINESS:

                             - Upcoming Events           Events Coordinator, Vickie Braithwaite, Vice President

Please see the event schedule posted on our web site for more information.        

Events in the next 3 months:

May 15th – Oroville Dam Tour and Run – Hosts:  Glenn & Mary Lou Carlisle –

                                      Expecting 30 cars to attend (including members from River City club)


May 17th – Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival – Sonoma Raceway – Host:  Kevin Hatten


May 17th – ABEL’s car show – Rio Vista – Dennis Humphrey


May 18th – Angel’s Camp Picnic – Hosts:  Bob & Mary Graham, John & Cathy Reese – this is the 9th annual picnic featuring games and raffle prizes – club picking up cost of BBQ, sign up sheet circulated for pot luck –$30.00 gift for raffle; tickets will be sold for prizes and money!


May 26th – Vettes for Vets – Sacramento – Host: Dennis Humphrey


May 29th – Birthday Dinner – Spaghetti Factory, Rancho Cordova – Host:  Patty McCoy


May 31st  – Show & Shine – Ione – Host:  Dennis Humphrey


June 7th – Vette Magic Car Show and Lunch Run, Rancho Cordova –  Hosts:  Daryl & Lorna – Judging starts at 11:00 – Miguel suggested this is a great event to enter your car if you’ve never participated before – Lunch to follow at Rudy’s at 12:30  


June 8th – Peter’s Steak House dinner run in Isleton – Host:  Dennis & Marty Humphrey


June 14th – Day Run to Lake Tahoe – Host:  Kevin Hatten – Lunch at Jake’s on the Lake –


June 19th – Birthday Dinner Run – Sportsman’s Hall, Pollock Pines – Hosts:  Marty & Susan Keylon


June 26th – Ladies Luncheon – Host:  Pat Oesterreich – to be announced


July 13th – Big Springs Garden lunch run – Sierra County – Host:  George Goolsby



            8.  FLOOR OPEN TO MEMBERS


                        Ideas and volunteers for new events or runs:


Members reminded to bring radios for runs.


Ladies luncheon will be scheduled on the 3rd Thursday of every month.


Members who want their birthday’s celebrated should email Patty McCoy with their birthday (day only)!



9.  FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER –  Daryl Partlow


Daryl announced that his recent biopsy was negative!


           10.  CLOSING

a.  Next Meeting – June 10, 2014


b.  Meeting adjournment   


            11.   RAFFLE 50/50 (Patty McCoy, Bob Graham & Mike Cobel)   


                        $90.00 winner – Pete Ruff


                                    May Birthdays (Known)


                                    Jim Bryant

                                    Lane Siebenthal

                                    Marty Keylon

                                    Kathy Reese

                                    Mary Graham

                                    Gary Duncan

                                    Barbara Collier